Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Athletics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usSat, 30 Aug 2014 18:17:48 GMTSat, 30 Aug 2014 18:17:48 GMTSteward Earns Top ECAC Honorhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18079Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22261.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Eastern College Athletic Conference Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss recently announced that William Smith College Director of Athletics Deb Steward is the 2013-14 ECAC Division III Female Administrator of the Year. She will be among the honorees at the ECAC Honors Dinner at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth, Mass., on Sunday, Sept. 28. "I'm ...Heron coaching staff gets Richhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18063Wed, 06 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22226.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> GENEVA, N.Y.-William Smith College Head Rowing Coach Sandra Chu introduced Jason Rich as her top assistant coach for the 2014-15 season. Rich joins the Herons after leading the Rochester Institute of Technology women's rowing program last season. "I'm very excited to welcome Jason to our staff," Chu says. "He's a fantastic fit for our program and department a...Statesmen tab Sweeney to lead basketball programhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18061Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22224.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> GENEVA, N.Y.-Hobart College Director of Athletics Mike Hanna '68 announced that Tim Sweeney, men's basketball associate head coach at Elon University, will serve as the 19th head coach of the Statesmen basketball program. "Tim Sweeney has had the very good fortune of serving at outstanding academic institutions under the watchful eyes of exceptional head coac...Nannig joins HWS sailing coaching staffhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18060Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22222.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges Sailing Head Coach Scott Iklé '84 will welcome back All-American sailor Bridget Nannig '13 as an assistant coach this season. "I look forward to Bridget's return to the HWS sailing program," said Ikle. "She will be a great asset to this year's very young team. Her experience as a captain, an All-American and as a competitor a...Heron Lacrosse members compete in Prague Cuphttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18038Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22167.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> This summer, William Smith Lacrosse Assistant Coach Morgan Achilles traveled abroad for 10 days with rising seniors Hayley Braun and Katie Sipple to compete in the Prague Cup. Achilles helped coach a USA Athletes International (USAAI) team that was made up of mostly New York colleges. In addition to Braun and Sipple, the team included student-athletes from Na...4 Statesmen earn academic accolades from ITAhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18036Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22165.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Four members of the Hobart College tennis team were named Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar-Athletes. Rising seniors Luke DeLuccia and Michael Fields earned the award for the third time, while rising sophomores Patrick Dunk and Danny Kot garnered the accolade for the first time. In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status, a student-athlete mus...Heron tennis earns academic accolades from ITAhttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18035Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22163.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College tennis team was recently named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team. In addition, rising junior Hannah Webster was tabbed an ITA Scholar-Athlete. To be eligible to receive the ITA All-Academic Team award, a member program must have a cumulative grade point average of a 3.20 or higher. In order to earn ITA Sch...Heron field hockey honored for academicshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18032Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22148.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College field hockey team was named a 2013 Gladiator by SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Academic Team Award recipient. In addition, 10 Herons were named to the 2013 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad. The National Academic Team Award recognizes institutions that had a team grade point average of...Statesmen blog from U23 World Championshipshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18031Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22146.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart College oarsmen Robert McNamara and August Wherry (@Wherrbear) are blogging about their experiences at the 2014 World Rowing U23 Championships in Varese, Italy. The Statesmen qualified for Team USA in the lightweight pair. Racing begins on July 23 and runs through July 27.Use these Twitter accounts to get updates on the championships: @WorldRowing, @US...Statesmen compete in LAX World Championshipshttp://hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18011Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22102.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships will feature several competitors with ties to Hobart College when it begins with the opening ceremony this evening in Denver. Two Statesmen alumni will suit up for a national team, while four others will be directing the action as coaches. A record 38 nations will compete in the champions...